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Newsletters 1970's

Newsletter No. 13, March 1970

  • The Aquatic Fauna Of Some Caves In The Buckfastleigh Area Of Devon
  • Cave Terrace Relationships In The Dart Valley Near Buckfastleigh
  • News Of Members
  • Mammal Society Bat Group Meeting And Bat Conservation Scheme
  • Junior Fan Mail
  • Lava Cave In Nigeria
  • Studies In Speleology
  • Conservation!
  • National Caving Association
  • Cave Losses Due To Quarrying
  • Lascaux Conservation
  • The Colong Caves (Australia) Affair
  • Other Peoples Events!
  • 9th National Congress Of Speleology - French Federation Of Speleology
  • Symposium On Cave Surveying - Cave Research Group Of Great Britain
  • International Exhibition In Barcelona
  • One For The Library
  • More Publications
  • Trust News
  • AGM
  • Centre News
  • University Of London Natural History Society Visit
  • Dr William B. Halliday's Lecture
  • Visit By Conservation Corps
  • Future Events
  • Building Department
  • Museum
  • Royal Society Loan
  • Bookstall
  • Obituaries
  • Some Addresses

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Newsletter No. 14, October 1970

  • Visitors
  • The Nature Conservancy's Fortnight
  • Open Days
  • A Visitors Comment
  • Harrow Venture Scouts 1970 Caving Course At Pengelly Centre
  • Scientific Investigation At Pengelly Centre:
    • Karst Water Studies
    • Computer Records For Cave Bugs
    • The "Food Chain" In Operation
    • "Another Unusual Invertebrate"
    • "Yet Another Unusual Invertebrate"
    • Terraces Of The River Dart
  • Excavation
  • In Levaton Cave Torbryan
  • Some Trust Affairs
    • Notice Of The AGM
    • Meetings Of The Council
    • The Journal "Studies In Speleology"
    • Urgent - Urgent - Urgent
    • To Members In The North
    • Library
    • Membership
    • Travelling Display Of Trust's Work
    • News Of Members
  • More News Of The Centre
    • Museum Exhibits
    • Building Department
    • Centre's Bookstall
  • Caving In Africa
  • The Dudley Canal Tunnel
  • Cave Exhibits At The British Museum (Natural History)
  • Latest Survival Dates Of Extinct British Mammals
  • National Caving Association
  • Addresses

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Newsletter No. 15, January 1971

  • "The First Good News"
  • Scientific Secretary's Report
  • Some Interesting Springtails From Soth Devon
  • Some Intersesting Spiders
  • "Dancing" Springtails
  • "Our Project"
  • Future Events
  • Envelope Addressing
  • Cave Art Project - Speleologists Wanted
  • Too Late For Conservation?
  • "Bats Of America"
  • Building Department
  • Museum Exhibits
  • Ogof-Yr-Ychen: A New Cave Archaeological Site On Caldey Island, Pembrokeshire
  • Another Pengelly Member Elected President Of NSS Of America
  • Addresses

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Newsletter No. 16, April 1971

  • A Beaker Age Micro-Fauna From Fox Hole Cave, Derbyshire
  • News Of Members
  • From The Membership Secretary
  • A Social Evening In London
  • Donations
  • Future Events
  • Possible Visit To Painted Caves - 1972
  • 2nd International Speleological Meeting 1971
  • International Geographical Congress, Karst Symposium - Field Excursion - Montreal 1972
  • International Speleological Congress 1977
  • Caves - Their Origins And Development
  • A Newly Discovered Portrait Of Dean Buckland
  • Studies In Speleology
  • AGM
  • Pengelly On Steam Auntie!
  • Back To Conservation!
  • Caves Revealed By Ashburton Roadworks
  • University Of London Natural History Society - Filed Trip To The Cave Studies Centre At Buckfastleigh
  • Plastic Impregnated Map
  • News From The Centre
    • Building Department
    • Maintenance/Estate Work
    • Bookstall
    • Displays
    • Visitors
  • Reviews
  • The Complete Caves Of Mendip
  • Addresses

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Newsletter No. 17, December 1971

  • Lava Caves In Ethiopia
  • Trust News
    • New Members
    • 1972 AGM
    • News Of Members
  • Capercaillie (Tetrao Urgogallus) Remains From Peak District Caves
  • A Cave Related Excavation Near Trafalgar Square
  • Some Recent Papers Relevant To Cave Studies
  • The Riddle Of The Painted Caves
  • Geologists Association Annual Meeting
  • Third International Bat Research Conference
  • News From The Centre
  • Addresses
  • Formation Of A Trust Library
  • Library Contents List

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Newsletter No. 18, April 1972

  • Speleology At Work In The Community
  • 1. Roughdown Common Mine
  • 2. Chalk Mine At Bury St. Edmunds
  • News Of Members
  • AGM
  • Studies In Speleology
  • Biological Notes
  • Index Of Natural History Collections
  • Deeds Of Covenant
  • News From The Centre
  • Centre Guides
  • Addresses
  • Library Notes - No 2

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Newsletter No. 19, December 1972

  • Underground Bat Roosts In South West Scotland
  • Ethiopia 1971
  • Excavation In Minchin Hole - Near Smansea
  • A Rock Shelter Excavation In The Manifold Valley, Staffs
  • Biological Review
  • The Lascaux Cave Paintings: What Is The 'Bird On A Stick'?
  • A Note From The Hon. Membership Secretary - Mrs M.K. Sutcliffe
  • Rhinoceros Remains In Flintshire Cave
  • Ogof Garreg Hir - A New Cave Archaeological Site In Pembrokeshire
  • Dean Buckland - An Epitaph
  • News Of Members
  • Obituaries
  • The National Caving Association
  • Persuing The Above Topic....
  • 6th International Congress Of Speleology
  • AGM 1973 And Dinner
  • Studies In Speleology
  • Caving Safety And Equipment Conference - Buxton March 4/5 1972
  • Building Group Report
  • Pengelly Centre Bookstall
  • 1972 Programme Of One Day Courses At Pengelly Centre
  • Review: Report Of The British Karst Expedition To The Himalaya, 1970
  • Some Addresses
  • Appendix - Library Notes No. 3

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Newsletter No. 20, March 1973

  • 1. Pengelly Cave Studies Centre - W.G.R.Maxwell:
    • Use of Centre.
    • Facilities.
    • Extension.
    • Finance.
    • Management.
    • How you can help.
    • References.
  • 4. New Members.
  • 4. Change of address.
  • 4.News From Members:
    • Jim Simons - Nairobi, Kenya.
    • A.N.Start - Malaya.
    • H.J.Cooke - Botswana.
    • P.R.Wycherley - Malaysia.
    • A.J.Sutcliffe - East African Rift Valley.
  • 7. Speleology, Education and Museums.
  • 9. Conservation Notes:
    • The Gating of Westerham Mines.
    • Introduction - The Bats of Westerham Mines.
    • The situation in 1972.
    • Grilles to be used.
    • Installation of the grilles.
    • Future of the mines.
    • Ogof Dydd Byraf.
  • 12. Bat Invasion Starts New Rabies Alert.
  • 13. Minchin Hole.
  • 13. Reviews:
    • J.M.Thibaud - Revision du genre Schaefferia Absolon, 1900.
    • William Boyd Dawkins - Cave Hunting.
    • D.O.Doehring & R.C.Vierbuchen - Cave Development during a Catastophic Storm in the Great Valley of Virginia.
  • 15. The Longest Cave System.
  • 15. Green Shield Stamps Wanted.
  • 16. Trust News:
    • The AGM & Dinner.
    • Membership of the Council.
  • 18. NCA Recent Happenings:
    • Conservation Report.
    • Conservation Symposium.
    • Cave Conservation Year.
    • Quarrying.
  • 19. Diary of events.
  • 20. Library Notes:
    • Jim Simons.
    • James Hedges.
    • Bill Torode.
    • Bill Maxwell.
    • K.Pickering.
    • Colin Simms.
  • 21. Field Data Bank for South Devon - David A. Curry.
  • 22. Cave Research Group - Annual Symposium.
  • 22. Cave Research Group's Transactions Vol 14 No 4 - November 1972.
  • 23. News from the Pengelly Centre:
    • British Association of Caving Instructors Meet.
    • The Work of the Centre Executive Committee (C.E.C.)
    • Log Book and Cave Trips Notice Board.
    • Guides.
    • Estate Work.
    • Visitors.
    • News of Displays.
  • 27. Some Contact Addresses.
  • 38. Library Appendix No. 4.

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Newsletter No. 21, July 1973

  • 1. Ogof Dydd Byraf - A Successful Public Enquiry.
  • 4. Access To caves: An NCA Report.
  • 5. Invertebrates From Devon Caves.
  • 9. Letters to the Editor.
  • 11. Trust News.
  • 12. Preliminary Report on Excavations in Minchin Hole - April-May 1973.
  • 26. New Members.
  • 26. Change of address.
  • 26. News From Members.
  • 28. Studies in Speleology.
  • 29. Anyone Going to Olomouc?
  • 29. Cango Caves.
  • 29. Council Meeting.
  • 30. News from the Pengelly Centre - Devom.
  • 32. Some Contact Addresses.

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Newsletter No. 22, January 1974

  • 1. Aberfoyle Bat Reserve - Carmen Placido.
  • 2. Another Proposed Bat Reserve.
  • 3. Letters To The Editor.
  • 5. Trust News.
  • 6. Library News.
  • 7. Great Rock Iron Mine - Bovey Tracey, Devon.
  • 10. Bully Cleaves Quarry.
  • 11. International Speleological Congress 1977.
  • 12. Annual Meeting of the National Caving Association.
  • 14. Extracts from Report of the Conservation and Access Group (NCA).
  • 16. National Speleological Conference - Nottingham 1973.
  • 17. Review - Caves and Conservation.
  • 18. Review - Ghar Parau.
  • 18. Review - Bungonia Caves.
  • 19. 1973 Programme of 1 Day Courses at Pengelly Centre - Part 2.
  • 20. Some Contact Addresses.
  • 45. Classified Contents List 2 - Library.

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Newsletter No. 23, May 1974

  • 1. Cave Excavation in Pembrokeshire.
  • 3. Interesting Remains from a Derbyshire Cave.
  • 3. Some Snippets Regarding Ash Hole, Brixham.
  • 6. Some Further Cave Excavations.
  • 7. Buckfast Country Fare.
  • 8. Kent's Cavern.
  • 9. Kitley Caves 1970-74.
  • 12. BCRA - Symposium.
  • 12. The Limestone & Caves of the Mendip Hills.
  • 12. Some Aspects of the Ecology of Caves.
  • 13. Visit to Wheal Jane Tin Mine.
  • 15. Pengelly Trust - The AGM and Dinner.
  • 16. Ogof Ffynnon Ddu.
  • 18. Membership.
  • 19. Library Notes.
  • 21. Visitors to the Centre 1973.
  • 22. Some Contact Addresses.
  • 52-58. Library Appendix No. 6.

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Newsletter No. 24, January 1975

  • 1. Bat Grilling at West Humble, Surrey.
  • 2. 1975 AGM of The Trust.
  • 3. Geological Section of Buckfastleigh Hill.
  • 12. Excavation of the Lloches-Yr-Afr Rock Shelter, Great Orme.
  • 13. Library Notes.
  • 14. NSS (USA) Cave Files.
  • 15. News of Members.
  • 16. Changes in Devon.
  • 16. The Grotte Di Pertosa.
  • 17. Buckfast Country Fare.
  • 18. Jumble Sales.
  • 18. Council Meetings.
  • 19. The Westbury-Sub-Mendip Bone Fissure.
  • 21. Minchin Hole.
  • 21. Studies in Speleology.
  • 21. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association - Rescue Post Appeal.
  • 23. Achaeology in the Peak District.
  • 23. BCRA.
  • 24. Second National Caving Conference - 12/14 September 1975.
  • 25. Some Contact Addresses.
  • 59-69. Library Appendix No. 7.

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Newsletter No. 25, September 1975

  • 1. Ogof Pant-Y-Wennol. Nr Llandudno.
  • 2. Cave Palaeontology and Achaeology.
  • 4. Studies in Speleology.
  • 5. Library Notes.
  • 6. Leslie Neale.
  • 8. London Lecture Programme.
  • 9. Membership List.
  • 10. New Members.
  • 10. Subscriptions for 1976.
  • 12. AGM Minutes.
  • 13. Visitors to the Centre 1973/4.
  • 15. Special CEC Meeting.
  • 15. &th International Speleological Congress - Sheffield, England - Sept 1977.
  • 16 Goyden Pot - Nidderdale, Yorkshire.
  • 17. London's First Underground Railway System.
  • 18. West African Speleology
  • 22. Review.
  • 24-42. Membership List.

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Newsletter No. 26, February 1976

  • 1. London Lecture Programme 1975
    "Frontiers Of Speleology"
    Ellis Hillman - "Sites/Sights of Underground London"
  • 2. Richard Glover - "The Development of Gaping Ghyll"
  • 3. Bob Stebbings - "Bats in Danger"
  • 4. Pengelly London Programme - 1976
    Subscriptions
  • 6. Longbottom Diaries
  • 13. Bat Survey in South Devon
  • 14. Topographical Survey of Pengelly Centre
  • 17. Library Notes
    Access To Caves - NCA
  • 18. BCRA - One Day Symposium
  • 19. News of the Trust
  • 20. Review
    Studies in Speleology - Vol 2 Parts 7-8
  • 21. News From a Member in South Africa
    Devon Centre News
  • 23. A Distressing Occurence
    More Vandalism
  • 24. Cave Conservation
  • 27. Review
    Halliday - American Caves and Caving
  • 28. Review
    Prusiking by Robert Thrun

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Newsletter No. 27, June 1976

  • 1. London Activities Programme
    Symposium on SE England
  • 2. Introducing Our Symposium Room - The New Lecture Hall of The
    Institute of Geological Sciences
    NCA
  • 3. The Need for Preserving Caves and Underground Sites in Belgium
  • 17. Library News
  • 18. Membership
  • 19. News of Members
  • 21. London Lecture Programme 1975
    The Life of a Sand Grain in a Cave
  • 22. Bat Ringing Experiment in South Wales
  • 22. International Speleogical Conference 1977 - In Britain
  • 23. AGM Minutes
  • 24. Centre News
  • 26. Review
    The Lives of Bats

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Newsletter No. 28, January 1977

  • 1. London Activities Programme
    Symposium 5th March 1977 - "Natural Caves in SE England"
  • 3. AGM
    Membership News
  • 4. The 7th International Speleological Congress
  • 5. NCA
    Working Party Report on NCA Future
  • 10. Library Notes
  • 11. Manmade Underground Sites
    Ogof Colomendy
  • 12. Ogof Pant-Y-Wennol
    Building Work in Devon
  • 13. The Use of the Centre - A Meeting in Devon
  • 14. CEC Special Meetings
    Blind Cave Fish
  • 15. Lecture At The Centre - The Ecology of Caves
    Scientific C0-Ordination Report - The Centre Devon
  • 17. Introduction To Devons Caves
    Pridhamsleigh Cavern
    Napps Quarry Cave
  • 18. Focus on Bats
    Mt Fuji
  • 19. The October Symposium
  • 22. Neolithic Flint Mines - G de G Sieveking
    Royston Cave - Mrs Sylvia Beamon
  • 24. Chalk Mines and Deneholes - Rod LeGear
  • 25. Chalkmines
    Obituary - Tom Harrisson
  • 26. Obituary - Shirley Savage (nee Coryndon)